| May 4, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Can't afford a trip to Rio de Janeiro? That's OK — me neither. Fortunately, Rodizio Grill will be serving authentic Brazilian cuisine closer to home beginning Wednesday at the former site of Bob Evans, 2805 Lehigh St. in Allentown. Can you afford...
| May 3, 2013
| 9:35 AM
George's, the restaurant at the Wyndham Peabody Court Hotel in Mount Vernon, is a sleeper. It hasn't completely shrugged off its hotel-amenity feeling, but it's getting there.
George's is making an effort to reach out. There's a good sampling on the...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:04 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy with retail coupons and deals, free offers, savings on dining and fun things to do. Use it to save all weekend long! Don't forget, Mother's Day is May 12!
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:57 PM
"Come casual … dine fine."
That's the motto sprinkled across Christopher Daniel's menu and signage. The concept — good food served in a low-key setting — is a worthy one. But while the service is top-notch, the food portion of "fine"...
| Oct 20, 2012
Ella's Belizean Restaurant
3957 S. Western Ave, Los Angeles, (323) 737-5050. Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Cash only. Appetizers, $2 to $3; entrees, $7 to $12. Takeout (two tables available for seating). Street parking.
Joan and Sisters...
| Sep 15, 2012
Couscous with seven blessed vegetables
Total time: 3 hours, 45 minutes (plus 2½ hours cooking time for the dried chickpeas if using)
Note: This recipe includes vegetables baked with sugar and cinnamon. They can be served as an appetizer for...
| Sep 15, 2012
Dear SOS: I'd love to have the recipe for the pimiento cheese appetizer served at Magnolias in Charleston, S.C. Thanks!
Dear Leslie: Magnolias was happy to share its take on this pimiento cheese, a true Southern classic, which we'...
| Aug 4, 2012
To understand Red Hill, Jason Michaud and Trevor Rocco's newish place in a converted Chinese bakery just north of Sunset, you could do worse than to look at the bread-and-butter plate, a once-free nicety that has evolved into an item of competition in L....
| Oct 20, 2012
The last undiscovered ethnic culinary enclave in L.A. might be a dozen-plus Belizean restaurants in the South Los Angeles area, a "Little Belize" offering the multi-culti flavors of the tiny country formerly known as British Honduras.
Drive south from...
| May 5, 2012
Any discussion of Tar & Roses must begin, as your dinner probably will, with what is probably its simplest appetizer, a concoction of popcorn tossed with brown sugar, lardons and chile, like a bowl of Cracker Jack with chewy cubes of bacon instead of...
| May 19, 2012
At Water Grill, the raw bar rules. Always has. And in downtown Los Angeles, Water Grill is an institution on the order of Tadich Grill in San Francisco (though not nearly as old). I don't know what it is about being away from home, but it seems to bring...